Francis Kamulegeya

The country senior partner of PwC Uganda, Mr Francis Kamulegeya, has announced that he will retire from the position effective June 22.

Mr Kamulegeya, who has served in the position for the last 12 years, will be replaced by Uthman Mayanja.

 “It has been an honour and privilege to be of service to our clients, and friends, and to witness the development in the profession and our firm during this period,” Mr Kamulegeya said in a statement.

Mayanja is the leader of the firm’s Assurance line of service as well as a member of PwC’s Assurance leadership team in the East Africa region.

Uthman has been with PwC for 19 years providing audit and advisory services, with 13 of them as a Partner in the Assurance line of service.

Kamulegeya has also been a member of the PwC Africa Governance Board.

After graduating from Makerere University in 1990, Kamulegeya joined Blythe & Co Chartered Accountants in London where he trained and qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 1994.

He then joined PwC London office in 1996 where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) in 1999.

 He relocated to PwC Uganda in 2000 and was later transferred to PwC Kenya in 2003 where he worked for five years until 2007, after which he returned to PwC Uganda to lead the PwC Uganda firm as the Country Senior Partner.

Kamulegeya professional work extends to both corporate and personal taxation, financial, commercial and investment advice working mainly with a wide a range of clients which include PwC’s global multinational clients with operations in East Africa, mainly in the manufacturing, telecoms, financial services, retail and trade, and the emerging oil and gas sector.